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FOX News
Jul 2, 2011 2:00pm EDT
, scolding republicans and insisting on a tax increase in any debt limit deal. will it work? plus, an f.d.a. panel rules against a popular treatment for end stage breast cancer despite emotional pleas from patients. we'll tell you what's behind the decision and the supreme court wraps up its first term with a robust defense of the first amendment. have the justices gone too far? there's a debate ahead. welcome to the journal, editorial report. i'm paul gigot. a testy president obama put as the debt limit reaches a critical stage. the president criticized republicans for, in his words, refusing to get rid of tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires for cutting off aid for the less well off. >> we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners and for oil and gas companies who are making hundreds of millions of dollars. then that means we've got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship. >> paul: joining the panel, columnist, dan henninger, opini opinion.com and dorothy and colin. dan, i'm beginning to wonder if the president doesn't want a showdown over the debt ceilin
NBC
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm PDT
? the predictions. >>> congress is concerned, but what about the fda? what the agency has to say about the safety of hate-siraigh-sngni praiucts colding the brazilian blowout. >>> the list of 2012 brands that will disappear is out. if the predictions is any indication, making the list is cause for concern. sears on this year's list. its rapid falloff in sales and steep losses could put it out of businesses within 18 months according to the paper. the most likely brands to bite the dust within 18 months due to bankruptcy, acquisition, or other calamities, sony pictures, a&w restaurant, saab, american apparel, and as we mentioned, sears. rounding out the list, sony ericsson, kellogg's corn pops, myspace, "soap opera digest" and nokia. >>> ten members of congress are asking the food and drug administration to look into the negative health effects of hair-straightening treatments including the popular brazilian blowout. now it comes after reports of respiratory illness, skin irritation, and hair loss, possibly caused by formulas high in formaldehyde. formaldehyde is classified as a possible carcinoge
SFGTV
Jul 11, 2011 11:00am PDT
that there are no adverse health effects for cell phones. the fda concludes that the scientific evidence does not show a man -- danger to any users of cell phones, including children and teenagers. additionally, they stayed in their consumer fact sheet that recently some health and safety interest groups have interpreted certain reports to suggest that wireless device use might be linked to cancer and other illnesses. while these assertions have gained increased public attention, currently no scientific evidence establishes a link between wireless device used in cancer and other illnesses. third, in its june updated fact sheet on this issue, the world health organization concluded that there was no adverse health effect caused by mobile phone use. rather than providing information to consumers about products, this proposal is the clear message considered by this issue. these devices being safe for consumer use. as such it does not mean a fundamental purpose of consumer product information, which is to better inform consumers about the products. instead it is a contradiction to establish levels challenging t
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
's busiest highway. >>> cause to panic? doctors say no, after the fda releases a study about silicone breast implants. what should women know before and after surgery? that is just ahead on eyewitness news. >>> heartbreaking crime. new details about the murder of an 8-year-old boy in new york. >>> throw open the windows and give your a/c a break. tim is going to tell us how long the dry, sunny, beautiful weather will last. ,,,,,,,,,, [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock, paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i win! oh, man. [ muffled ] congratulations. [ male announcer ] get your own bbq pulled pork sub at subway®. tender, slow-cooked pork with irresistibly bold barbecue sauce. subway. eat fresh®. >>> a judge works on a multimillion-dollar compensation plan. the 2008 crash between a freight train and a passenger train killed 25 people. $4.2 million will go
FOX
Jul 25, 2011 5:00pm EDT
meanwhile are also on furlough, and the fda says airline security is not threatened. air traffic controllers are also not effected by this. >> house ethics committee launching an investigation into allegations against david wu a woman claims he engaged in unwanted sexual behaviour against her she graduated from high school in 2010 and said to be a daughter of one of his supporters, nancy pelosi called for the investigation after meeting with him over the weekend wu has not commented on the report. >>> new tonight dna may be the link that so called east coast rapist -- linking the so called east coast rapist to another sex assault in maryland. aaron thomas' dna has been linked to a 1999 rape in green belt, state police lab will conduct more tests to establish a firm match thomas is linked to more than a dozen attacks dating back to 1997 police say they plan to file new charges if lab tests confirm a match. >>> 7 month old baby reported missing from baltimore friday has finally been reunited with his mother police are now questioning the teenager who allegedly took the baby they were found saf
FOX
Jul 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
... a warring from he f-d-a &pconcerning papaya roducts from mexico.how many stttes in the u-s are affected. affected.and blackberry is cutttng some of it's jobs.the ppple product taking a biteá out of the smart phone company's workforce... next. ((break 3)) 3 3 "blackberry""employees are taking a big hit... dunkin' donuts issreachiig out to its investors. and as dennis kneall reports.... gold is sttil shiniig during times.uncertain economic times. debt eal still stalling.... shiny meeal reaching another record high. nvestors worried about a possible u.s. saffty. and fleeing froo stocks. the market thhugh closing off its low of day. meanwhile, the maker of blackberrr.... announciin plans to bury two- thousand obs. reseaarh &pin motion set to cut moreetha ten-percent of its workforce, as apple's i-phone keeps &ptaking a bite out of its smartphone sales. investtrs will bite nto áitá tomorrow. the owner of dunkin' donuts see to oofer ssares for sixteen to eighteen dollars eech. the cofffe paker saying it will use the four-hundrrd milli
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 11:00am EDT
-label procedures, meaning they are using the drugs for reasons other than what the fda approved them for, but is that practice safe? plastic surgery dr. hopping joins us this morning. first of all, is off-label use legal in the u.s.? >> absolutely. off-label use is very legal in the united states. in fact, some studies have shown that 60% of drug use is off-label. >> give us an example of what sorts of off-label drugs are used to enhance different features? >> well, in our last session, we talked about drugs like latisse, which are fda approved to grow eyelashes. men have been putting it in their hair. that's an off-label use. but with off-label, there has never been a study that actually shows that it works. so that's the tricky part of off-label. so it is legal, but it sometimes can be undocumented. >> right. so it is safe, though, if you're using a product that was not meant for a different part of your body, like you said, is it safe for your head? and maybe your head is not a bigger issue, but if you're injecting something into your face, your lips, for example. >> right, injections
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
dietary supplements. now,the government is proposing new guidelines fda drafted guidelines for when the manufactures need to regulate people about new ingredients. companys are required to file a safety notification. the fda has 700 such notifications. >>> the warmer temperatures and sunnier days mean that more of us are heading out doors. that means more exposier to the sun. do you know what's fact and fiction? some myths mean when you're young, you don't have to worry about it. the only reason to avoid tanning is from sun exposier, some say. >> glass does not filter uva. that also causes skin cancer and it penetrates and comes through glass in the car. sunscreen is needed if you sit by the window. >> knowing the facts are essential. >>> casey anthony is going to be released from prison next week, before that happens, we'll explain why her lawyers are talking about her safety. >>> the son cried out daddy. my husband grabbed the boy so he wouldn't see it. >> and a gut wrenching story in texas as a fan falls out of the stands, reaching for a ball.
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 5:30pm PDT
a more in-depth look as the f.d.a. is asking us to do. to date we have not seen evidence of important risks to the heart health of patients from chantix. >> reporter: in mid-june, the f.d.a. warned chantix might be linked to a small increase in heart problems in smokers who have heart disease. the agency tells cbs news that based on this new study, it will evaluate expanding that warning to include all smokers. that review could take a year. >> pelley: jon, i wonder, with these apparent risks does it make sense for doctors to prescribe chantix at all? >> reporter: scott, yes with an asterisk. smoking's horrible. it lowers your lifespan by ten years and if you stop by age 50 you can regain six of those years. so even if it turns out chantix increases heart risk a bit-- and i can't wait for the f.d.a. to complete their study-- it still might be worth the risk because the possible risk of having all of the side effects of smoking are... might be outweighed by taking a medication. now, that said, in my practice, i might decide to start with the other medications first, but if they fail, t
CNN
Jul 2, 2011 4:30am PDT
following along. jeff, great to have you on. >>> an fda update for avastin. >> i never thought in the united states i would have to beg for a drug that is keeping me and many others alive. please approve avastin for the treatment of the disease? what if i was your wife or friend or sister? >> you know. it is such emotional testimony. the panel gave avastin a thumb's down. they say the benefits are not worth the side effects. the final decision lies with the fda commissioner. avastin is approved to treat other cancers. that will not be effected whatever the commissioner decides. >>> i want you to look at the graphic video games. would you ever let your kid play something that looked like this? would you even know if they were? there are permanent effects of video games on your child's brain? ♪ ♪ look at that car, well, it goes fast ♪ ♪ givin' my dad a heart attack ♪ [ friend ] that is so awesome. ♪ i love my car [ engine revving ] [ male announcer ] that first chevy, yea, it gets under your skin. ♪ really? 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's
FOX News
Jul 24, 2011 1:00pm PDT
has been shown to lower bad cholesterol to 60 percent. lipitor is fda approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patits who have heart diase or risk factors for heart disease. [ female annncer ] lipitor is not for evyone, including people with liver problems and women who are nursing, pregnant or may become pregnant. you need simple blood tests to check for liver problems. tell your doctor if y are taking other medications or if you have any muscle pain or weakness. this may be a sign of a rare but serious side effect. lets go... haha. if you have high cholesterol, you may be at increased risk of heart attack and stroke. don't kid yourself. talk to your doctor about your risk a about lipitor. so delicious. i think you'll find it's the vegetables. deliciously rich. flavorful! [ female announcer ] together at last. introducing new stouffer's farmers' harvest with sides of lightly sauteed farm-picked vegetables. find more ways to get to the table at letsfixdinner.com. >> heather: new survey on what we could not live without for a month. majority of men and women they a
NBC
Jun 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> the bandage also allows patients to move more freely without pulling on their scar. the fda is deciding whether to approve this dressing and if it does it may be readily available in operating rooms as early as next year. >> potentially reducing the pain of an unsightly scar for millions of patients. and another clinical trial is now under way. 100 patients will test the effectiveness of this new bandage. the department of defense is supporting this research and they hope it will help minimize the soldiers' scars from combat. >> that is very amazing. thank you, maryann. >>> palo alto police say a very determined woman rammed her own car into another car tuesday night. because she was trying to avoid repossession of her car. the police say the 32-year-old an gel can williams had her 1991 toyota corolla repo sesd by two women working for a repo company. as they drove away police say williams jumped into another car and started chasing the women and then at middlefield road, williams reportedly blocked the women from turning on to 101 by crashing into her own repossessed car. all the while
Univision
Jul 24, 2011 11:30pm EDT
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CBS
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
pain, after undergoing a common surgery. now the f-d-a has come out with a new warning >>> women across the country have complained about bleeding, infections and pain after undergoing a common surgery. now the fda has come out with a new warning about a material used in the operating room. dr. kim explains the ris. >> reporter: lana says she has been in constant pain since doctors used a synthetic mesh during pelvic surgery. >> pain is bee bill todaying. -- debilitating, awful. >> reporter: doctors implanted mesh to support her bladder and now hundreds of women across the country are having similar problems. it's used to treat incontinence and prolapse when the muscles and ligaments weaken. >> when you have a dropping of the bladder and uterus, the mesh is used to better support the bladder, the uterus, other organs around there. >> reporter: tense of thousands of women have prolapse surgery every year. roughly 40% of the surgeries are now done with mesh. the fda says it's received more than 1500 reports of pelvic pain, groin pain, infection and ongoing pain with sex. >> the most commo
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, there is little comfort in the latest labor report. the fda gained just 18,000 in june. and the unemployment rose to just 9.2%. the numbers were worse than expected and a blow to president obama. >> we've added more than 2 million private sector jobs over the past 16 months. but the recession cost us more than 8 million. and that means we still have a big hole to fill. >> reporter: the news hit hard on wall street, where the markets had been on a winning streak. stocks were near their highest levels of the year, until the job news brought the rally to a quick halt. investors worry the economy is stuck in a rut and dropped sharply from the opening bell. republican leaders used the report as an argument for holding the line on taxes. >> tax hikes are on families and job creators would only make things worse. >> more than 14 million americans are looking for work. and for job hunters like dara fulton, it's hard to stay positive. >> even with all of this schooling in the world, with all of the training, and all of the sacrifices, i still feel like i am not where i would like to be. >> reporter: which
CBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
as well. >>> also in healthwatch, the fda releases some new warnings about silicone breast implants. the warning includes a number of complications patients could face. >>> andrea fujii has more warning from doctors and patients. >> reporter: research from the food and drug administration shows one in five women with silicone breast implants will need to have them removed within 10 years after surgery. dr. michael cohen of the cosmetic surgery center of maryland, says women shouldn't panic. >> that actually leaves 80% of women in that study, being perfectly happy. >> reporter: the fda says complications include hardening of the area around the implant. rupture or asymmetry. but the data does not indicate they cause cancer. feliz toular got silicone implants last year and knows she may have to replace them at some point. >> as personal as it is, it's just one of those things that you debate and you weigh the risk. >> even though it's not intended to be lifetime, i think we can say with pretty much certainty that they should last for a very, very long time. >> for feliz, the benefits
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >> welcome back. 6:43 now. today the fda is meeting about a drug which can help diabetics but it's also linked to some forms of cancer. tracie potts is live in washington with the details for us. good morning. >> marla, good morning. 26 million in this country diagnosed with diabetes, 8% in the san francisco area and the bay area and now there is a new drug that for the first time blocks the kidneys from absorbing glucose. it could be a life changer for the millions ever people. however, the fda today is taking a close look at what the drug long name here. the reason they are looking so closely at this drug is because it's also been linked to cancer in trials before today's fda meeting, nine people developed breast cancer, another nine developed bladder cancer compared to only one for those people who were not on the drug in those trials. a big difference. so tfda wants to know are they linked. the manufacturer says likely not because some of them happen so early in the trial they may not have been related to the drug at all. they will look at the science, make some recommendations, the
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, house at a summit for this week, what impact to propose cuts to the fda budget and other safety measures have on the safety of the u.s. food supply? >> well, i would just point out at least a release to usd i, our food safety inspection system takes a look at meats and poultry processed a come on most of the budget is not the vast majority of people. some parts of usda's budget to talk about programs, local governments, farmers. but in the food safety rain would talk about inspectors, people that are responsible for making sure that will lead us as safe as it can be. obviously anytime you impact to reduce commit it is safety in the budget of food safety, you're obviously going to impact a number of people responsible for food safety, which makes it that much more difficult. we are going to continue to work on the continue to do the best job we can. we are challenged to take a look at processors, ways we can do more with less, ways they can be more efficient and more effective with the safety? by their processes and systems that would be better? if so, we are now challenged to look at tho
FOX
Jun 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
atlantans pay just 4.4%. >>> an fda panel yesterday rejected avastin for a treatment. they say the drug has more risks than benefits. a spokesman for the centers of medicare and medicaid said the fda decision will not affect them. the fda is expected to make a decision next month. >>> pay by's brains may be more active than once thought. the baby's brain showed more activity after hearing coughing or sneezing than when they heard the sounds of toys or water. the babies also showed response to sad sounds in a part of the brain involved in emotional processing in adults. researchers say their discoveries fundamentally advance their understanding of infant development. >>> scientists today said that our oceans off the california coast are at increasing danger. a new way for you to help and to make your ideas a reality. >>> and back here in less than 10 minutes, i have tomorrow's forecast and it's going to get hot in your neighborhood. >>> only on two, these men in safety vests aren't part of the normal road crew. the way they're helping the bay area communities where they committed crimes. >>>
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 4:00pm EDT
they are questioning. >>> a call for the fda to investigate a popular hair straightener. jessica kartalija has the latest on the controversy over the brazillian blowout. >> reporter: vic, it seems like the perfect answer to keep hair from frizzing up. but now, at least 10 members of the house are asking the fda to get involved. they want the agency to look into whether women who undergo the brazillian blowout are getting too high levels of formaldehyde. formaldehyde is classified as a possible carcinogen. >> hair straighteners are considered cosmetics by the fda and are not subject to premarket approval. >>> let's check on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> hi, denise. hi, everyone. the rain is definitely affecting your drive. we're having problems on 95 in both directions. southbound 95, that is heavy past the beltway. also, northbound 95, up to whitemarsh boulevard. as far as the beltway itself, no good news there. if you're traveling on the outer loop, you're looking at 45 minutes, perring parkway to baltimore national pike. at least 30 minutes on the inner loop pa
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. that was a little cruel at this hour. >>> a dangerous flaw at the fda. how it's impacting patients and the possible changes in the works. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> in tonight's wjz healthwatch. good news for breast cancer. a new study in the journal lancet finds women with the most common type of breast cancer, who take the drug tamoxifen for five years reduce their long-term risks of dying. researchers found women on the drug improved their 15-year surl vival rate by a third. >>> also, the number of women having a stroke during pregnancy or right after, has dramatically increased. the centers for disease control says pregnancy-related strokes jumps 15% in the last years. doctors say that's because more and more women who have stroke risk factors, such as high blood pressure and obesity are getting pregnant. >>> the fda clearance process for getting certain medical devices is flawed and needs to be replaced. more than 100 devices have been called. tatiana angderson reports for wjz from new york. >> katherine had hip surgery five years ago. she was doing great, until her hip implant was recalled. >>
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 10:00pm EDT
've ever been approved by the fda. they don't advertise the drug. instead, they sell the disease. >> what industry does is to invent conditions, invent diseases in order to expand the market for a drug. dr. burman uses this fictitious example. let's say the gurlles and the rumbles come with an empty stomach needs a medical name. we'll call it gurlle-rumblitis. now, they create a drug that prevents it. because the fda says you can't market a drug until it's approved, dr. burman says the drug company will spend the next decade paying doctors to lecture other doctors about a new disease. we'll call it chronic loud atypical stomach sound. >> by the time the drug comes out, both prescribers and patients are relieved that finally here is this answer to this problem i've been hearing about for years. >> reporter: diseases dr. burman says you should be weary of include overactive bladder sift, ostiopinnia, gurd, and pediatric bipolar syndrome. >> pediatric bipolar disorder is the terrible twos. you know how they're happy one minute and crying the next, and there were physicians at harvard and oth
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> let me go back a bit. you said it forces the abortion- enus -- inducing drug ella. the fda does not classify ella or plan b as an abortion pill but a copstraent isive. >> the fda did classify ella as an emergency contraception, but they said it could be contraindicated for existing or suspected pregnancy. the way ella works, it works like the abortion drug ru 46. both of them block progesterone and can both implantation of an already-developing human embryo or kill an already implanted human am brieo in a woman's uterus. it's an a borg-inducing drug and works different than plan b, a progestin-based contra session. >> to play devil's advocate, beyond the plan b and ella, this plan would be for paying for a pill. people in support of this say it would shift to possibly using more long-term reliable forms of birth control like euds being more widely used and that it could help women space out their pregnancies between 18 months and two years, which they say is more helpful -- healthful to women and more healthy for theirp born babies. what would be the problem with that? >> it's -
CBS
Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm EDT
later. >>> up next a new report criticizes the way the f.d.a. okays some medical devices. are they proven safe before they are put into people. we will be right back. >>> in tonight's health alert. a critique of the way many medical devices get approved without prior safety testing. the institute of medicine says the f.d.a. approval process is so flawed it should be scrapped. right now companies just need to show that some moderate-risk devices are similar to ones already on the market and don't need further testing. that's what happened with katherine airs with her hip replacement but after thousands have been used in patients doctors started to discover this replacement was shedding metal and the implant needed to come out. >> having a bigger incision and more things cut into again. it just was a lot longer recovery. >> the f.d.a. saying it doesn't plan to completely do away with its device fast track process but it will review it and ask the public to weigh in. a recent study showed more than 100 devices were recalled in four years time with complications to thousands
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm PDT
out the other end so to speak and be flushed away. since it was approved by the fda, the pill camera has been used by more than a million patients. >>> dozens of people gathered at -- gathered at a nasa center in the south bay. their reaction coming up. sure, pulling the mold, mildew, and grime from out of the porous caverns of grout takes the right tools, but it also takes a gentle, caring touch. before you can deep clean, you learn to get a feel for its trouble spots. and hey, if you can't listen to grout, you can't truly know its wants...its needs...its dreams. ♪call 1-800-steemer. an exciting morning over at nasa in mountain view. that's as the tip of the day is this, look at the colors of the spring mix, this is a whole bunch of baby lettuce. take a look at this, all together, at one time it was expensive now they retail between 3.99 and 4.99 a pound. you can make a salad for four or five people. you have to make sure there's dodges in the display. when you -- there's tongs in the display, the colors need to be nice and bright. no yellow. when you bring them home, open up the
SFGTV
Jul 16, 2011 1:30pm PDT
, but to finalize environmental reports and submit our funding of proposals to fda to get funding agreements on this. supervisor mar: colleagues, any other questions? seeing no one, let's open this up for public comment. >> let me make a few points very clear. i heard a debate that was kind of meaningful. talking about this, that, and the other that i would like to connect with that this issue. here you have certain people that no legalese and are going to deliver, they should have a checklist. so that in the deliberations, the agenda items that have just popped, which i think i motivated, drowning so much so that you forgot, people came over here and were very incensed. this is san francisco. we all know that it is a very diverse city. we all know that it is very progressive. what i want to make very clear to you supervisors and the people of all is that the people who are illegal, people in the executive field, of they neutralize this position and it is happening right before our eyes. we have a man that came in he was talking about behavior that he has no clue about. for example, [unintelligible]
SFGTV
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
are inspected annually by the fda. the potential contamination of those areas that are immediately downstream at a very high water table level could result in loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in agricultural production, which is one of the few bright spots in california. this is a serious problem. thank you. supervisor chu: thank you. >> good morning, supervisor chu, supervisors. i am with the san francisco commission. my biggest concern is we went into a contractual situation with recology for all our children to go to work at their recycling plants that we were helping them to set up. i am sympathetic to all the police from yuba county and the people from yuba county. i believe that is the situation yuba county and recology can work out for themselves. my concern is to pass the budget and you need to go to the next step and work out the problems of this contract. i hope so much for the people who could not be here today, working at those recycling plants, the baking continue to work as recycling plants. and there would not be some big lay off because no one wanted to take action in t
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 5:30am EDT
currently required bb the f-d-a. fourth of jjly celebrations even reached troops overseaa. u-s marines serving in -3 afghanissan njoyed independence day bb having a barbeque... witt sttaks...hotdogs....and cake. the troopsswere just haapyyto pet a littte taste of home. & 3 "i've had quite a ffw -3independence daass way from home, ffom the states and it really makes you appreciate the thiigs we enjoy as americans"" 3 meanwhile... backkin d-c... 3 thhnkkng them during ourth of jull barbecue at the wwite -3 houss. & 3 "this day is possible because of your service and so, i &pthink it's only appropriate &pthat we give you a haace to celebrate it together as well. goddbless you and ggd bless the united statts of american and happy 4-th of jjly everybody." pverybody."the white house - celebration ... nded with a spectacular display of fireworks. 3 in ttwssn... fourth of july festivities continued... -3 3 ---- bag pipes---- 3 our own jennifer gilbert took part in the towson aaade ... riding in the fox45 converrible..... witt her son michael.
NBC
Jul 5, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. the fda is deciding whether to approve this dressing, and if it does, it could be readily available as early as next year, potentially reducing the pain of an unsightly scars for millions of patients. >> now, your insta-weather-plus forecast. >> looking out the temperatures outdoors, you might not have noticed that a cool front passed last night, but it did drop down the humidity. we will see the humidity continue to drop down. that will make things feel better outdoors. 92 at bwi -- down at the harbor, rather. 86 at bwi. outpoured the west, it is 70 degrees in oakland -- out for -- out to the west, it is 70 degrees in oakland. there are showers and thunderstorms south of baltimore yesterday, and that cold front continues to make its way off the shore. we had a low pressure associated with debt, which brought a couple of showers to the eastern shore throughout the morning. there is still an opportunity for showers through central virginia because the same front is in the vicinity. that front will be our weather maker through the next couple of days. we have more dry conditions in st
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm EDT
back in tonight at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >>> and it's popular at the hair salons. why is the fda investigating a brazilian blowout? >> we'll have more after dr. phil. the five-day forecast is coming up. [ mr. clopper ] i don't talk to them as much as cindy does... good morning chickens! [ jim ] you know, that's our business so we want to be the experts in chicken. we're not the status quo. perdue is the first and the only chicken company to have usda-process-verified programs for fresh all-natural chickens. [ jim ] this is an all-vegetarian diet, no animal by-products, no animal fat. [ joe ] we never have used steroids or hormones of any type. it's not gonna happen. [ joe ] and always raised cage free. we set our goals higher than anyone. we're trying to make a better chicken. [ jim ] my dad did, my grandfather did and it's what we do today. >>> it's kind of hazy. it's a little bit steamy. >> how long until the showers get here? >> around 4:00. >> yeah, at 4:00. we'll see what bubbles up. we want to concentrate on tomorrow. 're living large for five days. tuesday and wednesday, i
WZDC
Jul 12, 2011 11:00pm EDT
bloqueadores no podrán identificar un número de bloquear solar ya que expertos de la fda aseguran que no hay ninguna prueba que indique o demuestre protección adicional. los médicos aseguran que esta nueva información que estará en las etiquetas ayuda al consumidor al seleccionar y momento de comprar. >>siempre se debe leer las instrucciones, la mejor es aplicarlo dos horas antes y más aún si se está transpirando o saliendo y entrando al agua. ahora los bloqueadores solares deben indicar exactamente cuanto tiempo dicho producto protegen mientras una persona se está bañando vuestra transpirando podrán llamarse resistente al agua pero no a prueba de agua. y algo muy importante que tampoco se debe olvidar bloqueadores solares no son ciento por ciento efectivo. así que limite su exposición al sol entre las 10 de la mañana y las cuatro de la tarde,utilice bloqueador solar mínimo de 15 en todo el año, examine lunares o cualquier crecimiento extraño en la piel y sobre todo evite las cámaras de bronceado artificial. >> juliana si usted desea volver a ver este segmento de la buena vi
ABC
Jul 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
of billions of dollars. but we wondered, with the cost savings, does quality suffer? the fda confiscated generics from this factory in india because they didn't meet safety standards. and recalled generics from a u.s. manufacturer because some of the pills were too big. still, the fda maintains generics are just as tested, just as safe, as name brands. >> the generic drug is the e ect same chemical and the exact same milligram amount of the exact same active ingredient. these are the blockbuster drugs that have become generically available and the only difference is their lower cost. >> reporter: while generic medications are required to contain the exact same amount of active ingredients as the original, we learned something interesting totoy. the filler ingredients which is the thing that actually binds the medicine together, can be different. and a very small number of patients have negative reactions to those fillers. so, diane, they say if you take one of these new generics and you have any kind of problem, call your doctor immediately. >> you and i talked about the fact that with g
ABC
Jul 29, 2011 5:30pm PDT
of the implant company. the fda keeps records. we put a link on our website, abcnews.com. and finally newer is not always better. is that artificial hip or knee new to the market? ask your doctor why it's better than one that has been time tested. while today's recommendations will put pressure on the fda, for now, before you get an implant, try and get some answers. lisa stark, abc news, washington. >>> and we have a program note now, as you know, abc's david muir is the only american anchor reporting from the crisis in africa, the famine affecting more than 11 million people, threatening to wipe out an entire generation. as you've seen all this week on "world news," david took you along the perilous route from somalia to kenya. the mothers sitting under the tree, almost where there was help and hope, and we saw a little girl, skin hanging from her bones, sitting up for the first time, getting better in just three days because someone finally gave her food again. over the weekend, david will continue his reporting and on monday will take us to a corner of the world we have not yet seen, on
NBC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, they range from calorie counters to heart monitors. now the fda wants to regulate the apps which pose the greatest health risk to the use for they don't work properly. for example, a mobile app which helps control the delivery of insulin or one that monitors abnormal heart rhythms. the fda will listen to public feedback for 90 days before moving forward. >>> here it is -- bigger than youtube, twitters, who has the most friends and followers, who do you think? >> i'm not sure. we'll tell you the entitrdinrecd [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable. they made me feel safe, trusting, cared for. [ giggles ] they saved his life. i owe all of them my son. [ female announcer ] alta bates summit medical center and sutter health -- our story is you. >>> facebook and twitter, weaver a few followers, but nothing compared to this. the master of the social media un
NBC
Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. because of that research, an fda advisory committee has unanimously recommended the agency approve the heart for children. that means babies across the nation may soon be able to benefit from the device dr. rosenthal says saved audrey's life. >> at the time this device was placed in -- in audrey, i don't think she would have survived another week or two without it. >> reporter: no longer tied to machines, audrey is able to nap in her father's arms, and she can look forward to playing with her big brother. her heart may be artificial, but now her future is very real. the fda's expected to make a final decision on the berlin heart for kids in two months. right now it is available to babies through clinical trials. we do want to point out this berlin heart is not foolproof. it does come with some serious side effects including a high risk of stroke. still for babies like little audrey that you saw, this may be their only option. so at least now they have it. >> a lot of hope for them. thank you very much. >> you bet. >>> coming up next, a special delivery that no one was expecting. he
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 4:00am PDT
president of medical affairs for pfizer. >> we will continue to do a more in-depth look as the fda is asking us to do but to date we have not seen evidence of important risks to the heart health of patients. from chantix. >> reporter: in mid june the fda warned chantix might be linked to a small increase in heart problems if smokers who have heart disease. the agency tells cbs news that based on this new study, it will evaluate expanding that warning to include all smokers. that review could take a year. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. >>> just ahead on the "morning news," a new sex abuse allegation against dominique strauss-kahn. >>> plus a hindu temple in india. you'll be amazed by what they found in the basement. >>> first, scott pelley has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> they helped win the race to space. but now, they're losing their jobs. the final flight of the space shuttle means the end of a career for many nasa workers, from astronauts to mechanics. where do they go from here? find out tonight, on the "cbs evening news." ♪ [ female announcer ] we all want cleane
CBS
Jul 1, 2011 4:00pm EDT
or inbox for a link to sign up go to www.wjz.com. >>> it got thumpbs down from the fda but people who want to use avastin aren't out of luck. >> reporter: medicare says it will continue to cover the drug. earlier the fda panel ruled it is not safe or effective against breast cancer. hundreds of women protested outside the meeting. the final decision as to whether it will lose approval to treat breast cancer will be made later this month. back to you. >> thank you. it will not interrupt treatment for patients already taking the drugs. >>> the long holiday weekend is off to a great start weather- wise. it is sunny, breezy, clear, warm. we have weather and traffic together. tim williams is here. nice out there today for our friday, finally. >> yes, it is the first friday of july, heading into the long holiday weekend. a nice tight shaping up and today will be the last day of low, low humidity and then we see the heat build. clear conditions. 88 degrees. temperature 25% humidity, dew points low, and winds at 9 miles per hour. added a breeze across the region. high pressure is in control. what
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm EDT
attack or other serious heart problems. we quit smoking to reduce the risk. >> reporter: the fda raised concerns about the smocker -- smokers using the drugs with heart disease. pfizer believes in the drug and disagrees with the findings. >> there are small numbers of the results. they were similar. >> reporter: the overall chances of heart problems are small, but significant. >> around, one in 28 smokers would have a cardiac event. >> about 58% of persistent smokers die from smoking. would the benefits of quitting out weigh the risks. the drug already carries a risk. the worst part for this man was the nausea. >> i talked to my doctor. he's going to do research for me. >> reporter: this time, he's trying to quick the -- kick the habit for good. >> in light of the new study, the fda is calling for new research. >>> well, the likeness of ronald reagan standing tall in london this 4th of july. a newborn staff which you -- a new bronze statue was unveiled today. the 1'0" memorial stands alongside roosevelt and eisenhower. >>> an inline skater takes a leap of faith in paris. he set a new wo
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
rules, companies must notify the fda before selling any new variety of supplements. >>> congress is trying to smooth out the controversy surrounding chemical hair straight nurse. at least 10 lawmakers are asking the fda to investigate the character and based hair treatments. it contains formaldehyde which is classified as possibly cancer causing great stylist use gas masks to apply the treatments. lawmakers are asking for better regulation. >>> this is another reason for smokers to quit the habit. philip morris is increasing the price of its cigarette brands by 9 cents a pack. the increase went into effect today. they make marlboro as well as other brands. the makers of camel cigarettes, reynolds tobacco, is considering a price hike. >> royal watchers are anxiously awaiting the arrival of prince william and kate to the united states. they are scheduled to arrive in los angeles and a couple of hours. the couple just wrapped up their nine-day visit to canada. earlier today day dawned cowboy hats as they watched eight rodeo in calgary. -- watched our rodeo in calgary. >> we have a l
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